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The History of Bowman’s

1928: Ralph D Bowman established R.D. Bowman’s in Union Mills, serving the community as a general store selling groceries, gas, hardware and livestock feed.

1945: Mill built to meet growing demand for livestock feed.

1953: Officially organized as R.D. Bowman & Sons, Inc.

1954: Approached by Ralston-Purina to become an official Purina dealer.

1962: Completed a new, state-of-the-art mill in Westminster and Bowman’s became an official Purina dealer.

1991: Dale and Dirk Bowman become the 3rd generation of Bowmans to own and operate the business.

1992-2012: Dale and Dirk add retails locations Bowman’s Feed & Pet and Bowman’s Home & Garden in Westminster.

2018: Bowman’s celebrates 90 years!